The Giver Novel Study

prepared by Dave Dixon

Parts of this novel study were adapted from St. Matthew's School.


  • A basic weekly assignment sheet including vocabulary, comprehension questions, literary devices, and summary paragraphs.
  • Links for various enrichment activities.
  • Links of interest relating to The Giver.

Weekly Assignment Sheets

Chapters 1 - 5

Chapters 6 - 10

Chapters 11 - 15

Chapters 16 - 19

Chapters 20 - 23

Enrichment Activity Links

A Giver Webquest with before, during and after reading activities (easy)

The SCORE CyberGuide to The Giver - five excellent enrichment activities on The Giver (medium)

A Web-Based Thematic Unit - 3 Activities on Society, Family Traditions, and the Underground Railroad (medum)

Links of Interest

Learn about the author - Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry's Autobiography

The Giver Novel Study - includes terms used in the story, review questions, and more links about The Giver and Lois Lowry.

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